Film Friendly Texas Certified Community

At the crossroads of U.S. Highway 281 and State Highway 36 in Central Texas sits the quaint Hill Country town of Hamilton. Hamilton is centralized 100 miles north of Austin, South of Dallas/Fort Worth, and East of Abilene. Travelers are enticed to stop in Hamilton by the sight of the beautiful historic courthouse and the unique shopping and dining opportunities along the way.

Hamilton blends the perfect combination of historical appreciation and opportunity for the future. Hard work, agriculture, neighborhood engagement, and a family atmosphere are just a few pieces that put together the Hamilton way of life. Welcome to our hometown!

Hamilton is Film Friendly!

Hamilton became a Film Friendly Texas Community in 2018 through a program offered by the Texas Film Commission.

The first step to filming in Hamilton is to complete an Application for Commercial Filming. Once you have completed the application, e-mail to Sarah Bauman, Executive Director, Hamilton Economic Development Corporation at

For a list of restaurants in Hamilton to utilize during your stay, click here.

For a list of overnight accommodations while you're filming in Hamilton, click here. If you have a need for a large number of rooms, let us know and we'll work on your behalf to reserve a block through our hotel partners. 

We will also be able to assist you while scouting for the perfect locations and be of assistance during your project.

For a brief overview of our beautiful city, click here.

We would love to have you film in our community!

Why Film Friendly?

On-location filming activity stimulates local economies by creating jobs for Texas-based crew members and local residents. On-location filming activity generates on-site spending on local goods and services to small businesses. This type of economic development includes but is not limited to: lodging, catering, transportation, location fees, lumber and construction supplies, local hires and more.

  1. Jamie LaDuke

    Executive Director
    Phone: 2543865954

  2. Economic & Community Development

    Physical Address
    103 ½ N Rice
    Hamilton, TX 76531

    Mailing Address
    P.O. Box 224
    Hamilton, TX 76531

    Phone: 254-386-5954